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LIBRARY CLOSURE

We're sorry. Due to the coronavirus public health emergency, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library & Museum will be closed to the public beginning March 14th until further notice. This includes docents, volunteers and interns. We will continue to respond to written reference requests at reagan.library@nara.gov. Please check our website, reaganlibrary.gov or www.archives.gov/coronavirus  for updates on our operating hours and status.

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Notice to NARA Researchers and FOIA Requestors

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), NARA has adjusted its normal operations to balance the need of completing its mission-critical work while also adhering to the recommended social distancing for the safety of our staff.  As a result of this re-prioritization of activities, you may experience a delay in receiving an initial acknowledgment as well as a substantive response to your reference or FOIA request or appeal.  We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding and patience.  Read more on how NARA is addressing COVID-19 (coronavirus) https://www.archives.gov/coronavirus

RESEARCHERS: Please see a "Letter to Researchers" from the Archivist of the United States for a further update.

 


 

Executive Order 12318 -- Statistical Policy Functions

August 21, 1981

By virtue of the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and statutes of the United States, including Reorganization Plan No. 2 of 1970 (5 U.S.C. App. II), Section 202 of the Budget and Accounting Procedures Act of 1950 (31 U.S.C. 581c), Section 3(a) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 (Public Law 96-511, 94 Stat. 2825, 44 U.S.C. 3503 note), and Section 301 of Title 3 of the United States Code, and in order to transfer, redelegate, and reassign certain statistical policy functions from the Secretary of Commerce to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and to require redelegation of certain functions to the Administrator for the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, it is hereby ordered as follow:

Section 1. Sec. 1(c) of Executive Order No. 11541 of July 1, 1970, as amended, is amended by deleting the last phrase ``is terminated on October 9, 1977'' and substituting therefor ``shall be implemented in accord with Section 3(a) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 (94 Stat. 2825; 44 U.S.C. 3503 note), to the extent that provision is applicable''.

Sec. 2. Executive Order No. 10253 of July 11, 1951, as amended, is further amended as follows:

(a) ``Secretary of Commerce'' is deleted in Section 1 and ``Director of the Office of Management and Budget'' is substituted therefor.

(b) ``Secretary'' is deleted wherever it appears in Sections, 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6 and ``Director'' is substituted therefor.

(c) ``Department of Commerce'' is deleted in Section 6 and ``Office of Management and Budget'' is substituted therefor.

(d) Section 7 is deleted and a new Section 7 is substituted therefor as follows:
``Sec. 7. As required by Section 3(a) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980 (94 Stat. 2825; 44 U.S.C. 3503 note), the Director shall redelegate to the Administrator for the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, all functions, authority, and responsibility under Section 103 of the Budget and Accounting Procedures Act of 1950 (31 U.S.C. 18b) which have been vested in the Director by this Order.''.

(e) Section 8 is revoked.

Sec. 3. Executive Order No. 10033, as amended, is further amended as follows:

(a) ``Secretary of Commerce, hereinafter referred to as the Secretary,'', is deleted in Section 1 and ``Director of the Office of Management and Budget, hereinafter referred to as the Director,'', is substituted therefor.

(b) ``Secretary'' is deleted wherever it appears in Sections 2(a), 2(b), 2(c), 3, 4, and 5 and ``Director'' is substituted therefor.

(c) Section 7 is revoked.

Sec. 4. (a) Executive Order No. 12013 is revoked.

(b) Section 4 of Executive Order No. 11961, as amended, is further amended by deleting ``the Secretary of Commerce shall perform the functions set forth in Sections 4(a)(3) and 5(c) of the Act'', and substituting therefor ``the Secretary of Commerce shall perform the function of making periodic reports to the Committees of the Congress as set forth in Section 4(a)(3) of the Act''.

Sec. 5. The records, property, personnel, and unexpended balances of appropriations, available or to be made available, which relate to the functions transferred or reassigned from the Secretary of Commerce to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget by the delegations made in this Order, are hereby transferred to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Sec. 6. The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall make such determinations, issue such orders, and take all steps necessary or appropriate to ensure or effectuate the transfers or reassignments provided by this Order, including the transfer of funds, records, property, and personnel.

Sec. 7. Any rules, regulations, orders, directives, circulars, or other actions taken pursuant to the functions transferred or reassigned from the Secretary of Commerce to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget by the delegations made in this Order, shall remain in effect until amended, modified, or revoked pursuant to the delegations made in this Order.

Sec. 8. This Order shall be effective August 23, 1981.

Ronald Reagan
The White House,
August 21, 1981.

[Filed with the Office of the Federal Register, 3:44 p.m., August 21, 1981]